Santa Fe: Technical Specification

Body & Chassis

Five-door SUV, with choice of up to three transversely-mounted diesel and gasoline engines driving the front or four wheels via a six-speed manual or automatic transmission – depending on model and market.

Engine (petrol) 

Theta II 2.4-litre GDI
TypeTheta II, 4 cylinders in line, DOHC, with dual CVVT
Capacity2,359 cc
Bore x stroke88.0 x 97.0 mm
Compression ratio11.3
Power188 PS @ 6,000 rpm
Torque241 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Maximum speed202 km/h*
0-to-100 km/h acceleration9.9 seconds*
Fuel consumption urban (l/100 km)12.9
Fuel consumption extra urban (l/100 km)7.3
Fuel consumption combined (l/100 km)9.4
CO2 combined (g/km)218

*Depending on trim and tyre specifications. 

Engines (diesel) 

R2.0 CRDi
TypeR2, 4 cylinders in line
Capacity1,995 cc
Bore x stroke84.0 x 90.0 mm
Compression ratio16.0
Power150 PS @ 4,000 rpm*
Torque400 Nm @ 1,750 – 2,500 rpm
Maximum speed181 km/h*
0-to-100 km/h acceleration10.8 seconds*
Fuel consumption urban (l/100 km)6.8
Fuel consumption extra urban (l/100 km)5.2
Fuel consumption combined (l/100 km)5.8
CO2 combined (g/km)154

*Depending on trim and tyre specifications.

*Depending on trim and tyre specifications.


Transmissions / Gasoline

R2.2 CRDi
TypeR2, 4 cylinders in line
Capacity2,199 cc
Bore x stroke85.4 x 96.0 mm
Compression ratio16.0
Power200 PS @ 3,800 rpm
Torque440 Nm @ 1,750 – 2,750 rpm
Maximum speed203 km/h
0-to-100 km/h acceleration8.7 seconds*
Fuel consumption urban (l/100 km)7.0
Fuel consumption extra urban (l/100 km)4.9
Fuel consumption combined (l/100 km)5.7
CO2 combined (g/km)149 
Engine2.4 GDI
Manual speeds6
Automatic – speeds6

Transmissions / Diesel

EngineR2.0 CRDi
Manual – speeds6
Automatic – speeds-
EngineR2.2 CRDi
Manual – speeds6
Automatic – speeds6

Gear ratios (petrol engine)

2.4 GDI (MT / AT)
1st3.769 / 4.639
2nd1.931 / 2.826
3rd1.696 / 1.841
4th1.276 / 1.386
5th1.027 / 1.000
6th0.897 / 0.772
Reverse3.588 / 3.385
Final drive5.071 (1ST,2ND,RVS)
3.737 (3RD~6TH) / 3.648

 Gear ratios (diesel engines)

R2.0 CRDi (MT)
Final drive

4.750 (1ST~4TH)
4.071 (5/6TH,RVS)

R2.2 CRDi (MT/AT)
1st3.538 / 4.651
2nd1.909 / 2.831
3rd1.179 / 1.842
4th0.814 / 1.386
5th0.737 / 1.000
6th0.628 / 0.772
Reverse3.910 / 3.393
Final drive

4.750 (1ST~4TH)
4.071(5/6TH,RVS) / 3.195

Suspension and damping

FrontFully independent by subframe-mounted MacPherson struts, with coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers
RearMulti-link type with gas-filled shock absorbers


TypeMDPS (motor-driven power steering) electric power-assisted rack and pinion
Gearing2.95 turns lock-to-lock
Turning radius5.45 metres (minimum)

Brakes (all engines)

Front320 mm ventilated discs
Rear302 mm solid discs
AssistanceABS, EBD, ESC and VSM

Wheels and tyres

Wheel typeTyres
7.0J x 17-inch alloy wheels235 / 65 R17
7.5J x 18-inch alloy wheels235 / 60 R18
7.5J x 19-inch alloy wheels235 / 55 R19

Exterior (mm) 

Overall length4,690
Overall width1,880
Overall height1,680 (1,690 with roof rack)
Ground clearance185
Front overhang935
Rear overhang1,055
Wheel tread (front)1,633 (235/65 R17) / 1,628 (235/60 R18) / 1,628 (235/55 R19)
Wheel tread (rear)1,644 (235/65 R17) / 1,639 (235/60 R18) / 1,639 (235/55 R19)

Interior (mm)

First row (With / without sunroof)
Head room1,006 / 971
Leg room1,048 (max. 1,120)
Shoulder room1,508
Hip room1,439
Second row (With / without sunroof)
Head room992 / 951
Leg room1,000
Shoulder room1,480
Hip room1,406
Third row (With / without sunroof)
Head room875
Leg room765
Shoulder room1,349
Hip room1,120

Capacities (litres)

Fuel tank64  (All gasoline and diesel models)
Luggage (VDA)585 / 516 – to window with rear seats in place (5/7 seater)
1,680 / 1,615 – to roof with rear seats folded (5/7 seater)

General off road ability

Approach angle (˚)16.5
Departure angle (˚)21.2
Ramp brake over angle (˚)16.6
imum ground clearance (mm)180


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